The nation’s forests, car parks and essential facilities are open to you for local outdoor recreation and exercise - read our coronavirus guidance.
Power cut planned for 2 December. Car park, trails and toilets will be open. Christmas tree sales centre closed except for collection of pre-ordered trees. Siskins café & Cyclewise closed.

Looking for a real Christmas tree near you in Cumbria?

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Buy your real Christmas tree from Whinlatter Forest, Keswick this year for a wonderful experience and the highest quality, sustainably-grown British Christmas trees.

From 28 November to 18 December, our tree team will be on hand to help you choose from hundreds of spruces (4ft to 8ft), firs (4ft to 8ft) and pines (4ft to 7ft) in the fresh, wintery air of our beautiful forest. 

Call and collect will also be available from 23 November, with collections starting from 28 November. Simply give our experienced tree team a call at least 24 hours before you'd like to collect, they'll choose a tree for you based on your specifications, and have it ready, wrapped and waiting for collection.

The tree sales area will be located at the Segway cabin on the forest road behind Cyclewise. Follow the signs from the Visitor Centre.

What makes our Christmas trees so special?

  • Quality: Our high-quality trees are Grown in Britain certified - so you can be proud of your superior quality tree
  • Experience: Choose your tree from a beautiful forest location to kick off your Christmas celebrations 
  • Expertise: With 100 years of forestry experience, our experts can help you choose the right tree for your home
  • Support your forests: The money raised from your Christmas tree helps us maintain the forests for wildlife, for you, and for future generations

Christmas activities in our forest

Wellies crunching through twigs and leaves. Steaming hot chocolate and a cheek-warming tea. Walking trails and special memories. It’s more than a trip to pick up your Christmas tree!

At Whinlatter you can experience a full day out with your loved ones, take a crisp winter walk along one of the many forest trails and treat yourself to a warming drink from Siskins Cafe before choosing the perfect tree to take home.

More information

Whinlatter Forest, Whinlatter Pass, Keswick, CA12 5TW
Please follow all site signage and instructions given by our staff. Be patient, allow a little more time for your visit, and #bekind to help us keep you, our staff and volunteers safe.
Contact us
Call 017687 78469 from 23 Nov to pre-order your tree
Open 28 Nov to 18 Dec. 9.30am - 4.30pm Mon-Sun. If you would prefer to visit when it's quieter, we recommend arriving earlier in the morning.
How much?
Spruce £18 - £42, pine £27 - £45 and firs £27 - £68. Whinlatter Members get 10% off!
Car parking is free when you buy a tree